Wrestlers detained by Delhi police as protest intensifies for Maha Panchayat. Pics

Wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Mallik and Bajrang Punia were detained by Delhi Police on Sunday while attempting to march

Published on May 28, 2023 03:58 PM IST 5 Photos

Ace wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Mallik and Bajrang Punia were among others who were detained by Delhi Police on Sunday while attempting to march to the new Parliament building where they planned to stage a demonstration.(Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

Wrestler Sakshi Malik being pulled by security forces. Malik shared a video of the police detaining her fellow wrestlers and said that “This is how our champions are being treated”.(Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait addressing farmers after being stopped by the Delhi Police at the Ghazipur border as they tried to enter the national capital to take part in a protest called by agitating wrestlers outside the new Parliament building.(Sakib Ali/ Hindustan Times)


Heavy force deployed during farmers protest at Chandigarh and Mohali border. Security was heightened at Haryana's borders with Punjab and Delhi and barricades put up at many places along with heavy deployment of police personnel as farmers, mostly women, tried to move in groups towards the national capital. (Keshav Singh/ Hindustan Times)

Wrestlers being detained by the police while attempting to carry out a planned march towards the new Parliament building. Chaotic scenes were witnessed as wrestlers and police officers shoved and pushed each other, with the police dragging the protesting wrestlers forcefully and pushing them into police vans.(Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)




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